It'll be our 11th jaunt to the City of Roses! The plan is six days mid-May. We've booked in at the new Bellini Sicilian spot for one night, and are hoping to go to our favourite, Davenport, for another dinner.
Trifecta, Fireside, Ava Genes and Whiskey Soda Lounge all in the running for the other five nights. May attempt Ox if we can bear to go at 4:30...
Lunch options include Higgins, Portland Penny Diner (the Hasselhoff!), Blue Plate, Bing Mi cart, Muscadine and Portland Mercado for more carts. Maybe Antojitos Mexicanos on the way out of town (okay, it's a detour, but it sounds so good).
Looking forward to trying the newish brunch at Café Castagna this trip. Otherwise we'll keep it lighter for breaky and hit a few coffee places: Cup and Bar, and the Good Coffee on Division come to mind for newer choices. Maybe Bushel and Peck. Lots of old favourites vying.
As for breweries and happy hour, need to check out the new Commons and Culmination setups. Also Civic Taproom. Pause Kitchen, Las Primas, Angel Face, Silk and Bar Mingo all under consideration. Not to mention Urban Farmer, clarkelewis and Shift Drinks (the latter only if they make their target opening of course).
Let me know if you see any horrible mistakes on here. Or if I've missed something new and wonderful. Many thanks!